Aveanna Area Recruitment Manager in Brookline, Massachusetts
Area Recruitment Manager
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Brookline, MA 02445
Position Overview As a member of the branch leadership team, The Area Recruitment Manager (ARM) represents a customer service champion responsible for building effective working relationships with patients, patient families, field staff, and referral sources. Responsible to create a branch recruitment strategy to benefit our caregivers and families by collaborating with CSS, Regional Sourcing Partner, and branch level staff. Contributes to the overall success of the location through effective placement of caregivers, involvement in the recruiting and retention of field staff, control of labor costs, business development and by ensuring quality customer service to our patients and caregivers.
Essential Job FunctionsResponsible for ensuring our core values are being implemented in the recruitment process aligning with the 5 c’s (Census Growth, Clinical Outcomes, Customer Satisfaction, Cost Control and Cash Collection) and Compliance initiatives.
Responsible for maximizing active caregiver roster to increase recruitment and retention in branch location working with CSS and Branch Staff.
Responsible for maximizing inactive/legacy caregiver rosters to increase recruitment and retention in branch location working with CSS and Branch Staff.
Responsible for spearheading outbound customer service calls to gather caregivers availability, shift preference, wants/needs , to better position weekly/monthly office staffing goals.
Advises and educates new applicants & existing on Aveanna unique company offerings PTO, Tuition Reimbursement, etc
Enhance family relationship by connecting office staff to issues/problems to drive quality & growth.
Builds External Business Relationships within the community, local nursing programs, organizations events, etc.
Establish monthly/quarterly market specific recruitment strategies for branches.
Developing organic growth strategy by leveraging opportunities with existing families and caregivers
Participates in the recruitment, screening and onboarding of new field staff and caregivers. Monitors job boards to identify and contact potential candidates, reaches out to re-engage inactive caregivers, manages the interview process, etc.
Oversight for the managing the day-to-day scheduling of patients and field staff as ordered by the physician ensuring that open patient shifts are staffed with appropriately matched caregivers. Oversees the relationship between patients, families and caregivers ensuring quality customer service and care is provided at all times.
Advises field staff and caregivers on the process of providing exceptional customer service and assist caregivers with problem solving customer service issues between themselves, patients and families.
Responsible for taking corrective action to manage caregiver call outs and/or performance issues.
Responsible for developing and distributing accurate client schedules in a timely manner.
Maintains a thorough knowledge of and adherence to Aveanna’s policies and procedures and is accountable for holding caregivers to the same.
Responsible for maintaining, managing, and reporting on the staffing levels of assigned cases on a daily and weekly basis
Responsible for maintaining compliance with all local, state, federal and Company policies and procedures regarding the scheduling and hiring of field staff and caregivers (i.e. state and case specific licensing, credentials, background checks, etc.)
Participates in the orientation of new staff and develops an understanding of the skill level and availability of each to ensure appropriate patient placement. Builds a relationship and rapport with the caregiver and schedules he/she according to their skill level, availability and patient needs.
Contributes to the effective management of office labor costs by negotiating and managing field staff pay rates and overtime for assigned cases and through the efficient utilization of caregivers.
Participates in business development efforts within the location through development of relationships with hospital discharge planners, insurance case workers, client relations directors, etc.
Continuously evaluates the services that Aveanna provides to its clients and makes recommendations on improving existing services.
Participates in on-call duties as assigned.
RequirementsBachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with internal and external staff.
Proficient Microsoft Office skills
Must be able available to provide on-call coverage when needed
PreferencesPreferred Recruitment/Staffing home healthcare operations experience a plus
Bilingual a plus
Prior supervisory experience in a high-volume work environment
Ability to travel: Assignment length varies, established by AVP & Regional Director of Recruitment
Strong ability to adapt to new cultures, ingrain self into office culture quickly, build trust, rapport and respect
Responsible for training new team on CSS, OS, and other branch roles/ using effective change agent techniques & per company policy/procedure
Quickly assess areas of concern and work with leadership to problem solve effectively
Help area/new branch in all areas of need and as needed
Report back to area/regional management regularly on status
Review branch financials/ staffing reports and develop plan to move branch forward
Must lead with strong customer service drive and purpose
Must be able to adhere to confidentiality standards and professional boundaries at all times
Ability to remain calm and professional in stressful situations
Ability to multi-task
Attention to detail
Effective problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
Excellent organization and communication skills
Quick-thinking and astute decision making skills
Ability to train and supervise staff
Physical RequirementsMust be able to speak, write, read and understand English
Must be able to travel
Must be able to lift 25 pounds
Prolonged walking, standing, bending, kneeling, reaching, twisting
Must be able to sit and climb stairs
Must have visual and hearing acuity
EnvironmentPerforms duties in an office environment during agency operating hours
Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions
Other Duties• Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.